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pensions for one job our investigation so outraged politicians in springfield that they passed a law to stop it. they go on leave from the city and then base their pensions on their much higher union salary that pension reform had rare bipartisan support the teachers' union and other union leaders now say the law went too far. jesse sharkey is the no. 2 guy with the chicago teachers union. what's wrong with it is a couple of things, number one he points to this library assistant whose pension could be cut by more than half under the new law when she took a leave of absence from the city to work for the union her salary doubled she then not only got her city pension but a second retirement deal for reunion work. house minority leader tom cross sponsored the bill to stop what the library assistant and dozens of other union workers had been doing. she is still going to have a pension that she is entitled to as the library at she's just not getting that second pension working for the teachers' union. this begs the question if they build and received bipartisan support makes a very small
. this is sears. . roker cops above the law these allegations were filed by a bunch of cover up officers. you say there were constantly harassed they should leave their jobs because their career in law enforcement was over, they claimed it was in retaliation. >> a couple of veteran undercover officers who claimed they did their jobs all too well and paid the price now they are suing clamming ongoing harassment from their fellow cops in supervisors widespread abuse of police power. we death threats from people of the highest level of the chicago police department. it's truly a despicable case their lawsuit names the city all the way up to the level of deputy chief the claim that while working undercover investigating allegations of corruption against other cops they founded, police directly involved in a drug train being paid to look the other way like in the well-publicized mahomet case a veteran tactical officer who admitted shaking down drug dealers for cash some of them it turned out were working for the fbi police officer say when they did their job uncovering cops turned criminals they were
that has been on the wrong side of the law before on death row in the 90's for murder before he turned around his sentence now 61 year-old steven mandel charged extortion attempt can make your skin crawl the details of unveiled today in court are graphic alleging that him and a former police officer also 61, set up a killing chabert in an empty office of chicago's northwest side a place they nicknamed club med outfitted with a shower, heavy countertops and a sink where they planned to torture kale and cut up a real estate investor they referred to as soupy sales investigators found it loaded firearms ammunition, a butcher knife and saws suitable for the dismemberment of victim one. also searched last night was mandela's home in this quiet buffalo grove apartment building where residents would have no reason to suspect what their neighbor was planning he was allegedly caught on tape saying my god knows what he's doing he knows how to water board due interrogations the plant investigators say was to kidnap the victim while posing as police complete with a fake warrant for his arrest to
at the pharmacy violating state law. the action follows last week's decision to revoke the license of the new england town putting center, the plant at the center of the ongoing meningitis outbreak. >> women who kick the smoking habit live longer. british researchers who followed more than a million women report life expectancy was dramatically improved among those who quit smoking compared with women who continued to smoke. all the women who stopped smoking around age 50 remained significantly higher risk of death, compared with women who never smoked, the risk was still lower than among current smokers. deaths from lung cancer were also reduced markedly and women who quit smoking. >> lunch break is next. we're making homemade caramel apples with the vanilla bean sea salt caramel. all of these recipes that the variations of vanilla. >> we talked about vanilla from all over the world. i think a lot of people think about it like they would salt or pepper, a singular flavor but really it is a lot like wine. you can use different varieties to match what you are making to blow people's minds.
moving on this again. the new c-e-o of chicago public schools has exactly one month, by law, to announce which schools will be shut-down or consolidated. the city has 681 schools. barbara byrd-bennett says 40 percent of them are under- utilized, and 20 percent are more than half empty. she believes it's key to listen to parents during the process of choosing which schools to close or combine. the chicago teachers' union says it's skeptical, but hopeful, c- p-s will listen to the community. some parents and community leaders are upset about a plan to convert a northwest side middle school into a marine academy. alderman roberto maldonado is proposing to convert ames middle school in logan square into a marine academy for seventh through 12-graders. the proposal would make ames the first military middle school in chicago and first neighborhood school to go military. it means students would have to wear the marine uniform to go to their neighborhood school. opponents accuse maldonado of trying to bypass public input. by 4-3 vote the illinois sports facilities authority has elected kelly cr
for more time, state law requires any changes must be submitted by december the first but the teachers' union says the only announcement that is acceptable is no school closings. >> it has only led to an increase in a racial achievement gap. >> we have a financial deficit >> teachers and community activists want studies done to consider the impact school closings would have on various communities. plans for a marathon in new york city this week scrapped amid growing criticism. gov quinn defending his pick, what he says the new head of the illinois sports facilities authority is up for the job. busy in here. yeah. progressive mobile is... [ "everybody have fun tonight" plays ] really catching on! people can do it all! get a quote, buy and manage your policy! -[ music stops ] -it's great! well, what's with the... -[ music resumes ] -music? ♪ have fun tonight ♪ dude. getting a car insurance quote. i'll let it go to voicemail. [ clears throat ] ♪ everybody wang chung tonight ♪ putting it on vibrate. [ cell phone vibrates ] -[ loud vibrating ] -it'll pass. [ vibrating continue
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